INTER-AMERICAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS
CASE OF HERZOG ET AL. V. BRAZIL
JUDGMENT OF MARCH 15, 2018
(Preliminary objections, merits, reparations and costs)

In the case of Herzog et al.,
the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (hereinafter “the Inter-American Court” or “the
Court”), composed of the following judges: 1
Eduardo Ferrer Mac-Gregor Poisot, President
Eduardo Vio Grossi, Vice President
Humberto Antonio Sierra Porto, Judge
Elizabeth Odio Benito, Judge
Eugenio Raúl Zaffaroni, Judge, and
L. Patricio Pazmiño Freire, Judge;
also present,
Pablo Saavedra Alessandri, Secretary, and
Emilia Segares Rodríguez, Deputy Secretary,
pursuant to Articles 62(3) and 63(1) of the American Convention on Human Rights (hereinafter,
“the American Convention” or “the Convention”) and to Articles 31, 32, 42, 65 and 67 of the
Rules of Procedure of the Court (hereinafter “the Rules of Procedure”), delivers this judgment
structured as follows:

1
Judge Roberto F. Caldas, a Brazilian national, did not take part in the deliberation of this judgment, in accordance with
the provisions of Articles 19(2) of the Court’s Statute and 19(1) of its Rules of Procedure.

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